Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Virginia's relationship with science started thousands of years ago and still continues to blossom as new ideas create new opportunities in various industries. From engineering to agriculture to computer sciences and beyond, we've seen a lot of minds involved with scientific...
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Space, the final frontier…if you can get there, that is. The United States has decommissioned the space shuttle program. So, how can we take our astronauts and scientists off the Earth to continue their research work? How will Americans go to space? In 2011...
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
One of humanity's most unique traits is verbal language. All over the world people wake up every morning and greet each other in a myriad of different languages. Our languages determine cultural understanding, education and many more aspects of life including growth and development. So,...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
A long time ago the notion of a robot was usually surrounded by sheer fiction and fantasy, then slowly we started to see robots in their early bulky shapes, and after many decades of technological growth, we currently have highly accurate and durable robots that are commonly used in a myriad of...
Thursday, April 17, 2014
New species of dinosaurs are still being discovered. Check out this clip on Yongjinglong, the latest member of the dino family! Get more info on our current science blog, Question Your World.
Topics Covered: dinosaurs, dino, yoshi, Mario, Mario Bros, The Land Before Itme, jurassic park, evolution, china, dig, excavation, science, science museum of virginia, question your world, stem, Creatures, paleontology, Animation, Current Science, News, Modern, qyw, Scientific Investigation, Reasoning, Logic, Life Processes, Living Systems, Earth Patterns, Cycles, Change, Earth Resources, Life Science, Earth Science, biology, history
Monday, February 10, 2014
For a long time we've been fascinated by dinosaurs. Makes total sense, they're awesome, some were huge, some were tiny, and they certainly rile up the imagination. But, are there still new species being discovered? All the way back in the late 1800...
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Check out how a textile loom from the 1800s has something in common with your laptop! Years and years of work by several individuals help bridge the gap between these distant relatives!
Topics Covered: Question Power, Loom, Final, Render, science, Babbage, Jacquard, Laptop, Computers, Weave, Textile, Tapestry, Inventions, IBM, Calculator, Census, Animation, Illustration, Science Facts, Data, stem, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, history, Building, Economics, Patents, Copyright, evolution, Weaving, Cotton, History of Technology, RVA, Matter, Industrial Revolution
Is the world ending on Dec 21, 2012? The Mayan Calendar says it is, but if you look into the physics, astronomy, geology, and chemistry behind this prediction you may notice a different outcome!
Topics Covered: Bad, predictions, end of the world, Mayan Calendar, Dec 21 2012, Mayan, Calendar, End of the world dec 21 2012, Nabiru, bad predictions, Doomsday, science, Asteroids, Meteors, Meteoroid, Meteroid, Sun flair, Sun Flare, Disaster, Comedy, Humor, Animation, Calendars, Astronomy, Data, stem, technology, engineering, Math, Mathematics, Scientific Method, Accuracy, history, Anthropology, RVA, Scientific Investigation, Reasoning, Logic, Force Motion, energy, Matter, Life Processes, Living Sytems, Interrelationships in Earth/Space Systems, Earth Patterns, Cycles, Change, Earth Resources, Life Science, Physical Science, Earth Science, physics
Friday, September 7, 2012
Cool trends come and go – a lot has changed in the last few decades, especially in the Arctic.
Leonardo Decaprio's thoughts on Leonardo Da Vinci.